E4 Context Resources

British Literature Module 4.9

British Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 4Study Guide: British Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 4)

Focus Text: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (introduction by Eudora Welty)

Honors Texts: Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis (3 books)

  1. Out of the Silent Planet
  2. Perelandra
  3. That Hideous Strength

EIL 4.9 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/20century/topic_2_05/ welcome.htm

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victorianmodern-comparison-by-melba-cuddy-keane

https://excellence-in-literature.com/to-the-lighthouse-study-guide-by-cathy-decker

The Author’s Life

Ruth Webb’s Virginia Woolf

http://www.biography.com/people/virginia-woolf-9536773

Poetry

Hopkins: https://excellence-in-literature.com/richard-austin-recites-hopkins-poetry

http://www.eaglesweb.com/Sub_Pages/hopkins_poems.htm

https://excellence-in-literature.com/gerard-manley-hopkins-poetry

http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/hopkins/

Yeats: https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-second-coming-by-william-butler-yeats

Eliot: https://excellence-in-literature.com/t-s-eliot-poetry

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poets/eliot-thomas-stearns

Auden: http://poetrypages.lemon8.nl/life/musee/museebeauxarts.htm

Audio

To the Lighthouse narrated by Juliet Stevenson

 

https://excellence-in-literature.com/virginia-woolf-radio-recording

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93184407

Music

http://www.pbs.org/keepingscore/stravinsky-rite-of-spring.html

Visual Arts

Realism: William Bouguereau’s (1825–1905) The Knitting Girl (1869)

Paul Cezanne’s Self-Portrait (1879)

Impressionism (sensory experience in a particular moment): Claude Monet’s Haystacks at Sunrise (Snow Effect) (1890–1891)

Post-Impressionism (multiple perspectives in a single moment): Edouard Manet’s The Cafe Concert (1878)

Cubism: Pablo Picasso’s Le guitariste [Guitar Player] (1910)

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/20century/topic_2_05/illustrations.htm

http://www.lookaroundcornwall.com/beaches/godrevy-lighthouse.htm

Historic Context

http://www2.tate.org.uk/archivejourneys/bloomsburyhtml/

Places to Go

http://www.charleston.org.uk

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/monks-house/?p=1356307088253


Index of British Literature context link pages

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British Literature Texts (recommended editions)

British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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